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Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (F)

F3 Form, Fit, and Function
F3I Form, Fit, and Function Interface
FA/A Functional Analysis/Allocation (Obsolete—See Requirements Analysis)
FAA Federal Aviation Administration; Foreign Assistance Act (1961)
FAC Federal Acquisition Circular
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FARA Federal Acquisition Reform Act (1996)
FASA Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (1994)
FAT Factory Acceptance Test; First Article Testing
FC Fixed Cost
FCA Functional Configuration Audit
FCB Functional Capabilities Board
FCBWG Functional Capabilities Board Working Group
FCI Functional Configuration Identification
FCRC Federal Contract Research Center
FCT Foreign Comparative Testing
FD Full Deployment (Business Systems)
FDD Full Deployment Decision (Business Capability Lifecycle (BCL) decision)
FDE Force Development Evaluation (Air Force)
FDDR Full Deployment Decision Review (Software Intensive Systems (SISs))
FDP Funded Delivery Period
FDR Final or Formal Design Review
FDTE Force Development Testing and Experimentation (Army)
FEDBIZOPPS Federal Business Opportunities System
FFF Form, Fit, and Function—See F3
FFP Firm-Fixed-Price
FFRDC Federally Funded Research and Development Center
FFS Fee For Service
FFW Failure-Free Warranty
FIT Fault Isolation Tree
FLE Future Logistics Enterprise
FLOT Flotilla; Forward Line of Troops
FM Financial Management
FMEA Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
FMECA Failure Modes and Effects Criticality Analysis
FMF Fleet Marine Force
FMP Fleet Modernization Plan (Navy)
FMS Flexible Machining System; Foreign Military Sales
FMSA Foreign Military Sales Act
FMSP Foreign Military Sales Program
FOC Full and Open Competition; Full Operational Capability
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FONSI Finding of No Significant Impact
FoS Family of Systems
FOT&E Follow-on Operational Test and Evaluation
FOUO For Official Use Only
FPAF Fixed-Price Award-Fee
FPBD Functional Plan Block Diagram
FPDS Federal Procurement Data System
FPEPA Fixed Price with Economic Price Adjustment
FPI Fixed Price Incentive
FPIF Fixed Price Incentive (Firm Target)
FPIC Fixed Price Incentive Contract
FPIS Fixed Price Incentive (Successive Target)
FPO Functional Process Owner
FPR Final Proposal Revision
FQR Formal/Functional Qualification Review
FR Federal Register; Foreign Releasable
FRACAS Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System
FRP Full-Rate Production
FRPDR Full-Rate Production Decision Review
FS Flexible Sustainment
FSA Functional Systems Audit
FSCAP Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part
FSCM Federal Supply Code for Manufacturers
FSG Federal Stock Group
FSM Firmware Support Manual
FSN Federal Stock Number
FSP Flight Safety Part
FSS Federal Supply Schedule
FTE Full Time Equivalent
FUE First Unit Equipped (date)
FUSL Full-Up System-Level
FY Fiscal Year
FYDP Future Years Defense Program

Hagan, G (2011) Glossary of Defense Acquisition Acronyms & Terms. Defense Acquisition University Press.  Fort Belvoir, VA., 22060

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Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (G)

G&A General and Administrative
GAO Government Accountability Office
GAQA Government Acquisition Quality Assurance
GAT Government Acceptance Test
GBL Government Bill of Lading
GCCS Global Command and Control System
GCS Ground Control Site; Guidance Control Section
GDA Government Design Activity
GDF Guidance for Development of the Force
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GE Government Estimate
GEF Guidance for Employment of the Force
GES Global Information Grid (GIG) Enterprise Services
GESP GIG (Global Information Grid) Enterprise Service Profiles
GFAE Government-Furnished Aeronautical Equipment
GFE Government-Furnished Equipment
GFF Government-Furnished Facilities
GFI Government-Furnished Information
GFM Government-Furnished Material
GFP Government-Furnished Property
GFS Government-Furnished Software
GIDEP Government-Industry Data Exchange Program
GIG Global Information Grid
GIP Ground Intercept Point
GNP Gross National Product
GOCO Government-Owned, Contractor-Operated (Facility)
GOGO Government-Owned, Government-Operated (Facility)
GOTS Government Off-The-Shelf
GPETE General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment
GPLR Government Purpose License Rights
GPPC Government Property in the Possession of Contractors
GPRA Government Performance and Results Act (1993)
GPS Global Positioning System
GS General Schedule
GSA General Services Administration
GSBCA General Services Board of Contract Appeals
GSE Ground Support Equipment
GTG Global Information Grid Technical Guidance
GWOT Global War on Terror (Obsolete—See OCO (Overseas Contingency Operations))

Hagan, G (2011) Glossary of Defense Acquisition Acronyms & Terms. Defense Acquisition University Press.  Fort Belvoir, VA., 22060

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Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (I)

I&L Installations and Logistics
IA Information Assurance
IB Industrial Base
IBR Integrated Baseline Review
IC Investment Category
ICA Independent Cost Analysis
ICAF Industrial College of the Armed Forces
ICD Initial Capabilities Document; Intelligence Community Directive; Interface Control Drawing/Document
ICDT Integrated Capabilities Development Team (Army)
ICE Independent Cost Estimate
ICEP Information Certification Evaluation Plan
ICG Interactive Computerized Graphic
ICP Inventory Control Point
ICPG Intelligence Community Policy Guidance
ICS Interim Contractor Support
ICT Integrated Concept Team (Army)
ICTO Interim Certificate to Operate
ICWG Interface Control Working Group
IDA Institute for Defense Analyses
IDD Interface Design Document
IDDQ Indefinite Delivery Definite Quantity
IDE Integrated Digital Environment
IDIQ Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity
IE Industrial Engineer
IEAC Independent Estimate at Completion
IER Information Exchange Requirement
IES Industrial Engineering Standard
IF Industrial Fund
IFB Invitation for Bid
IG Inspector General
IGCE Independent Government Cost Estimate
IIPT Integrating Integrated Product Team
I LEVEL Intermediate Level of Maintenance
ILA Independent Logistics Assessment
ILM Intermediate-Level Maintenance
ILS Integrated Logistics Support
ILSMT Integrated Logistics Support Management Team
IM Item Manager; Investment Management (phase of the Business Capability Lifecycle (BCL))
IMP Integrated Master Plan
IMS Integrated Master Schedule
INF Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces
INFOSEC Information Security
IO Information Operations
IOC Initial Operational Capability
IOT&E Initial Operational Test and Evaluation
IPA Independent Program Assessment (Space Systems)
IPCE Independent Parametric Cost Estimate
IPD Integrated Product Development
IPE Industrial Plant Equipment
IPF Initial Production Facilities
IPL Integrated Priority List
IPP Industrial Preparedness Planning
IPPD Integrated Product and Process Development
IPR In-Progress/Process Review; Interim Program or Progress Review
IPS Integrated Product Support
IPT Integrated Product Team
IQC Indefinite Quantity Contract
IRB Investment Review Board
IR&D Independent Research and Development
IRM Information Resources Management
IRS Interface Requirement Specification
IS Initial Spares
ISA International Security Affairs (Office of the Secretary of Defense); International Standardization Agreement; Instruction Set Architecture
ISD Integrated System Design (effort of the Engineering Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase)
ISO International Standards Organization
ISP Information Support Plan; Internet Service Provider
ISR In-Service Review
ISSA Inter-Service Support Agreement
IT Information Technology
ITA Integrated Technology Architecture
ITAB Information Technology Acquisition Board
ITMRA Information Technology Management Reform Act (1996)
IT OIPT Information Technology Overarching Integrated Product Team (Obsolete—See NII OIPT (Networks and Information Integration Overarching Integrated Product Team))
ITOPS International Test Operations Procedures
ITP Integrated Test Plan
ITR Initial Technical Review
ITS Information Technology System
ITWA Initial Threat Warning Assessment
IUID Item-Unique Identification
IV&V Independent Verification and Validation
IW Information Warfare
IWL Interoperability Watch List
IWN Immediate Warfighter Need

Hagan, G (2011) Glossary of Defense Acquisition Acronyms & Terms. Defense Acquisition University Press.  Fort Belvoir, VA., 22060

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